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All news, project announcements, reports, trends and whitepapers concerning the power generation sector across all world regions.

Offshore wind to reach over 234GW by 2030 led by Asia-Pacific

GWEC has released the second edition of its Global Offshore Wind Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the offshore wind sector globally with the latest data and analysis.

Ed’s note: Green is the new black for BP

Don’t under-estimate the importance of BP’s news this week that it will radically reduce its oil and gas activities in favour of a surge of investment in renewables, hydrogen and electric vehicles.

BP announces ambitious net zero strategy after record second-quarter losses

bp's new strategy will reshape its business from being an oil company to an integrated energy company focused on delivering solutions for customers.

Compensation vital for coal phase-out and just energy transition

Governments should be prepared to pay billions of pounds to operators of coal-fired power plants in agreements to shut down their plants early, a new paper published in Nature Climate Change today recommends.

Ed’s note: Let’s break convention and stop saying ‘conventional’

For decades 'conventional' meant coal and gas-fired power, nuclear and probably hydropower. In turn that meant all renewables were therefore ‘unconventional’.

Hydrogen Council adds new members including Microsoft and Baker Hughes

The global coalition pushing for a power generation transition to zero carbon hydrogen has added a list of big corporate names to its membership.

More advanced wind turbines leading to greater fire risk

The wind turbine industry should expect 1-2 catastrophic fire incidents at an average wind farm during the lifecycle of a wind turbine.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids unveils EV charging ‘game-changer’

The smart mobility solution enables operators to efficiently scale up their operations and is expected to contribute to a sustainable society for millions living in urban areas.

World Economic Forum issues guide to maintaining cyber resilience

The World Economic Forum advises businesses to consider cyber resilience from a business perspective, looking at the cyber element of operational risks to their business.
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Production of green hydrogen cost-competitive by 2030

The production of green hydrogen could be cost-competitive by 2030, according to a new analysis released by research firm by IHS Markit.

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